DigitalPersona U.are.U 5160 Reader


The touch-style U.are.U 5160 Fingerprint Reader is a PIV-certified, optical fingerprint sensor designed to serve as a USB peripheral. With a contemporary design, compact size and unsurpassed performance, the 5160 is the natural choice for those who want and need the very best.

Here is a look at just some of its features and benefits:

  • PIV certifiedCertified to meet and exceed the FIPS 201 Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Image Quality Specification. The U.are.U 5160 produces 500dpi and 1000dpi fingerprint images in ANSI and ISO/IEC standard formats.
  • Compact sizeOne of the most compact standards-compliant optical fingerprint sensors on the market, measuring only 72mm (L) x 39mm (W) x 21.7mm (H).
  • Landing lights and
    status LEDs
    Ergonomic blue “landing lights” help guide the user for simple, accurate fingerprint scans; applications can also use red and green status lights built into the sensor itself to provide immediate feedback without the need for a separate display screen.
  • High durabilityBuilt for use in demanding environments, the optical-technology U.are.U 5160 has a hard glass imaging surface, and an IP64 rating.
  • High-volume manufacturing Whether you need just a few fingerprint readers or many tens of thousands per month, DigitalPersona’s reliable, world-class manufacturing can satisfy high-volume requirements.